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Paul Heinzig

In memory of:

Sapper Paul Heinzig

November 4, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

H/93494

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Royal Canadian Engineers

Division:

20 Field Coy.

Additional Information


Born:

July 17, 1916
Prelate, Saskatchewan

Enlistment:

November 3, 1941
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Fred and Ella Heinzig of Waskada, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 332 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. E. 15.

Location:

Antwerp lies 57 Km north of Brussels on the E19 and 59 km north east of Gent on the E17 motorway. The cemetery itself is located in Wilrijk, a suburb of Antwerp. From the Bistplein in front of the railway station in Wilrijk follow the Kleinsteenweg for 300 M until you arrive at the ring road. Turn right and follow the ring road for 100 M to the first set of traffic lights and turn left. Go under the flyover and continue straight on over the dual carrageway into Jules Moretus Lei. Follow this street for 1 kilometre and the entrance to the Municipal Cemetery is on your left. After entering the cemetery follow the Commission signs to the three Commission plots at the far end of the cemetery. Alternatively ask for their location at the office within the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of Paul Heinzig– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Cemetery Entrance– Entrance … Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cross of Sacrifice– Cross of Sacrifice located in Plots 4 and 4A … Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Cemetery– View of Plot 3 … Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Grave Marker– Grave marker … Schoonselhof Cemetery … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens

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